Episode Eighteen - Push Press

As part of the list of exercises we included one power lift exercise in the push press (also known as a power jerk). It is the only power lift exercise that we are going to look at as power lifts have a high risk to injury if not performed correctly. In saying that there are also huge benefits if these exercises are done correctly, explosive lifting will enhance your sport performance. The push press is an effective exercise to learn and understand the technique of explosive lifting. If you are able to perform a push press it can create a good platform for you to move on to more explosive lifting exercises. Remember however there are elements of risk involved with explosive lifts so ensure that you are assisted by a professional while performing these exercises.